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Monday, 04 February 2013

Address by Dr Boy Geldenhuys "Inside Syria and Egypt After the Arab Spring"

  SAIIA Western Cape

Event description:

The South African Institute of International Affairs, Western Cape Branch, invites you to a public seminar to be addressed by

Dr Boy Geldenhuys

"Inside Syria and Egypt After the Arab Spring"

The Mountain Club of SA, 97 Hatfield Street, Gardens, Cape Town

on Thursday 7 February 2013

at 5:00 for 5:30 pm

Light refreshments will be served before the event

Entrance for non-members is R30 or R15 on presentation of a
current student identity card.

 Parking is freely available on Hatfield Street.


Event Background

Dr Barend Leendert (Boy) Geldenhuys (D.Litt. et Phil: B.Th) studied at the universities of Stellenbosch and RAU in Theology and Philosophy. He was a Minister of the Dutch Reformed Church in Randpoort and a Member of Parliament for 25 years.  He was the chairman of Standing Committees on Defence and Foreign Affairs and Deputy Minister of Health, Education and Welfare. He was a Member of Portfolio Committee on Foreign Affairs for 10 years since 1994 as well as a Member of Fact-finding Committee to Israel and Palestine in 2001.  In 2004 he was a member of the Pan-African Parliament (2004). From 2004 - 2009 he served as Ambassador to Jordan (2004 - 2009).